• Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, received the Catholic Press Association's 2014 Bishop John England Award, given for distinguished service in exercising and defending the First Amendment rights. (Accepting the Bishop John England Award on behalf of Cardinal Wuerl, who had a prior commitment and could not attend the conference, was Mark Zimmermann, editor of the Catholic Standard newspaper of the Archdiocese of Washington.)
• Best Coverage of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington (First Place Award) to Mark Zimmermann
, Catholic Standard newspaper of Archdiocese of Washington
, for "The Dream Remembered: 50 years later, local Catholics recall March on Washington"
• Best Editorial - National/International Issue (17,001-40,000 circulation diocesan paper) (Third Place Award) to Mark Zimmermann, Catholic Standard newspaper, for "40 years after 'Roe v. Wade'"